Passport Processing Services
Offered at the Township office by appointment only. Identification (usually a driver’s license) and proof of citizenship (birth certificate or naturalization papers) are required. Please call the Township office at 847-381-1924 to make an appointment. To download applications, find details on requirements, fees and documentation:
Available at the Township office for any Illinois resident.
To register to vote you must:
- Be a United States citizen,
- Be at least 18 years of age on or before the next election (17 year old residents may register and vote in primaries if 18th birthday occurs on or before date of general election),
- Live in your election precinct at least 30 days immediately prior to an election,
- Not be convicted and in jail, and
- Not claim the right to vote anywhere else.
Two forms of identification are required to register:
- At least one of the two forms must show your name and current physical address.
- List of acceptable IDs.
The Township office is open for voter registration Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Notary Public Services
Offered at no charge.
Township Vehicle Stickers
Available at no charge for residents living in unincorporated areas of the Township. There is no charge for the stickers and they are not required- they are offered as a courtesy.
Used Eyeglasses Drop-off Box
Available in the Township office. Eyeglasses are collected by the Lions club and given to health care professionals for distribution to the needy.
Located throughout the Township to warn residents of dangerous weather. The sirens are owned and maintained by the Township with cooperation from the local fire department. The sirens are designed to be heard outside to warn residents to seek shelter.
Drop off retired flags at the Township office. The local VFW post and American Legion will collect the flags and dispose of them at periodic sanctioned ceremonies.
Handicapped Parking Placard Applications
Available at the Township office. Once approved by a physician, the Township can provide a temporary parking placard for up to 90 days. If a permanent card is required, obtain a temporary from the Township, then mail the application to the Secretary of State’s office for a permanent card.
Mosquito Abatement Services
Provided for the Township through a contract with Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management, Inc. Larviciding is done throughout the Township to prevent the hatching of mosquito eggs. Emergency spraying is performed if the West Nile Virus is detected in the Township.
The “Mosquito Hotline” is the citizen response system to help residents report standing water or stagnant unkempt swimming pools and answer questions about mosquito control activities including being added to a prior notification system for adult mosquito control activities. The “Mosquito Hotline” can be reached toll-free at (800) 942-2555.
Orthopedic items such as walkers, canes and wheelchairs, are available to Township residents. Items are lent at no charge. Please contact the Township office at (847) 381-1924 to determine availability or to donate items.